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Pittsburgh Symphony Radio - 2014-2015 Season - Program 25 - Part 1

It’s an all-American concert from Pittsburgh Symphony Radio.  Michael Stern conducts “The Pleasure Dome of  Listen


Aidana Yntykbayeva Interview

The International Gorek Fund presents Aidana Yntykbayeva playing the kobyz, Kazkhstan's national instrument, accompanied by  Listen

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Beethoven, Period.
The complete sonatas and variations for fortepiano and violoncello, recorded on period instruments. Matt Haimovitz plays his 1710 Goffriller cello, with ox-gut strings, while Christopher O’Riley plays an 1823 Broadwood fortepiano.
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Imperial Cities Tour
Join Classical QED 89.3's Anna Singer for the Imperial Cities Tour!
Informational session April 13, 2015 at 7pm
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2015 Easter/Passover Programming
Classical WQED celebrates the season with beautiful music!
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The WQED Morning Show
Start your day with Jim Cunningham, guests and your favorite music every weekday from 6-10 am!
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Monday-Thursday, March 23-26 at 9pm
Exploring Music, with Bill McGlaughlin
Wunderkinder

Musical Prodigies: Part 2- More performers and composers whose exceptional musical gifts emerged at an early age. view schedule

Saturday, March 28 at 7am
Performance Today Weekend

This two hour weekly program which features classical music in concert from sites across the nation and around the world, as well as classical music news, interviews and features. Hosted by Fred Child. view schedule



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Guest conductor and harpsichordist Jeannette Sorrell talks about her "Bach's Coffeehouse" program including works by J. S. Bach, Telemann, and Vivaldi.

 


Pittsburgh Symphony Concertmaster Noah Bendix-Balgley and Principal Violist Randolph Kelly discuss Mozart's Sinfonia Concertante in E-flat major, K. 320d.

 

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American composer and arranger Ferde Grofe is born in New York.

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WQED Cultural Calendar

Union Tanguera
Saturday, Mar. 28 at 8:00 pm
Presenter: Pittsburgh Dance Council
French Argentinean ensemble Union Tanguera brings the sensuality and art of tango to life with live music performed by one of Buenos Aires' finest quartets. Seven French Argentinean dancers present ...more info

All-Scriabin Recital
Saturday, Mar. 28 at 3:00 pm
Presenter: Chatham University
Matthew Bengtson, piano. Free admission. ...more info


Pitt Men's Glee Club 125th Anniversary Concert
Saturday, Mar. 28 at 8:00 pm
Presenter: University of Pittsburgh - Music
The University of Pittsburgh Men's Glee Club celebrates its 125th Anniversary in a concert featuring works by Gallus, Croce, Mozart, and Mendelssohn; selections from the Broadway musicals West Side Story ...more info

Vive le Franck!
Sunday, Mar. 29 at 4:00 pm
Presenter: East Liberty Presbyterian Church
ELPC's Cathedral Concerts series presents a free concert featuring pianist Nathan Carterette and organist Edward Alan Moore in Cesar Franck's Grande Piece Symphonique for organ and the Prelude, Chorale, and ...more info

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